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  Runner's & Triathlete's Web- Triathlon: Maxine Seear and Bevan Docherty Win First World Cup ...
Bevan Docherty, Richard Stannard, Dimitry Gaag of Kazahkstan, Chris Hill, Richard Allen, Andrew Johns and Greg Bennett were the first from the huge pack through onto the run in the hunt for the leaders.
Docherty and Gaag overtook the leaders on the 1st lap and built up a 15 second lead on the trio of Bennett and British team-mates Paul Amey and Andrew Johns.
Docherty and Gaag increased their lead to 25 seconds and continued to run shoulder to shoulder at the front through the 2nd and 3rd lap, as Bennett, Johns and Amey ran together in a sea-saw battle for the final step on the podium.
www.runnersweb.com /running/news/rw_news_20040411_Ishigaki.html   (1353 words)

 Famous New Zealanders: Bevan Docherty - Kids - Christchurch City Libraries
Bevan finished 17th in the 1.5 km swim leg, ahead of Carter in 33rd place, but both New Zealanders managed to stay in touch with the leading group, and in the tough 40 km bike leg both joined the leading group of six riders.
Bevan is a mentor in the Air New Zealand Inspiring New Zealanders scholarship programme which gives young athletes travel funding and the opportunity to spend time with a high-achieving athlete for motivation and inspiration.
Bevan’s older sister, Fiona, is a world duathlon champion.  When they needed a European base some years ago they lived in a luxury apartment in Monaco owned by Prince Albert, who met the brother and sister at a triathlon and became a good friend.
library.christchurch.org.nz /Kids/FamousNewZealanders/Bevan   (550 words)

 washingtonpost.com: New Zealand's Carter Wins Triathlon
Hamish Carter knew what he was up against when he and Bevan Docherty ran down the stretch together.
Carter, Docherty and Riederer were packed together toward the end of the endurance race that begins with a 1.5 kilometer swim, goes immediately to a 40-kilometer bike race and then a 10-kilometer run.
Docherty fell off the pace in the final minute, and Carter won in a time of 1 hour 51 minutes 7.73 seconds.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A34562-2004Aug26?language=printer   (194 words)

 New Zealand Triathlon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Bevan Docherty, who is also sponsored by Contact Energy, will compete in the event and speak at the prize-giving function.
“Bevan Docherty is in top form and we wish him all the best for what promises to be a really hard and very exciting race.
Bevan Docherty was born and bred in the Taupo region, where Contact Energy generates electricity using renewable geothermal heat.
www.triathlon.co.nz /triconz/Triathlon/news/articles.asp?id=789   (407 words)

 Bevan Docherty
Bevan Docherty was a trifle unlucky with his timing in 2004.
But Docherty was overshadowed, even in his great year, by fellow New Zealander Hamish Carter, who pipped him for the gold at Athens.
Docherty is noted on the triathlon circuit for the potency of his riding and he figured strongly when a group of six broke clear.
www1.olympic.org.nz /Athletes/AthleteProfile.aspx?Print=&ContactID=2401&id=3774   (517 words)

 www.triathlon.org -Official website of the ITU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The 'quiet kiwi', Bevan Docherty of New Zealand has steadily climbed the rankings in 2003.
A strong cyclist, Bevan is not afraid to make a break from the pack on the bike.
Improved running would take Bevan from his status as a quiet threat to a force to be reckoned with.
www2.triathlon.org /profiles/prof-elite-men/bevan-docherty-nzl.htm   (59 words)

 Docherty wins in Geneva - Newstalk ZB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Bevan Docherty has hit top gear a couple of weeks out from the World Triathlon Championships in Switzerland.
Docherty has stormed to victory in his final lead up race, winning the ITU European Cup event in Geneva.
Docherty says he could not be in better nick.
www.newstalkzb.co.nz /newsdetail1.asp?storyID=102051   (251 words)

 Contact Energy - The positive energy behind Bevan Docherty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Contact supported Bevan through a remarkable 2004 in which he won several ITU championships, became the world triathlon champion and won silver at the Athens Olympics.
Bevan made a great start to 2006 with a win at the National Championships in Kinloch, Taupo as well as Silver Triathlon Medallist at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.
Bevan is currently enjoying good form and Contact is backing him to the hilt in the hope of more successes on the ITU world circuit (www.triathlon.org) and a strong show at the World Championships in Switzerland in September.
www.contactenergy.co.nz /web/view?page=/contentiw/pages/aboutus/bevandocherty&vert=au&onlineMode=oh   (259 words)

 Radio Sport - Just Sport - New Zealand's Sports Network - Other Sports
Defending champion Bevan Docherty is confident he can win back to back titles when he competes in the final leg.
Bevan Docherty says he remains optimistic and is looking forward to performing well in front of his home crowd.
Docherty will hope to win back to back titles having outsprinted mate Kris Gemmell at the final post in last year's New Zealand triathlon.
www.radiosport.co.nz /SportsNews/spspo/Detail.aspx?id=107322   (365 words)

 Dochertys Win Air Zealand Pro Tour Round 2
First to bring home the spoils was Bevan, who made the tactical move of deciding to do the run leg barefoot on the 5km grass course.
Docherty extend his lead to fifteen seconds over the first three km and then held on over the last lap.
I decided not to go to Europe this year but to really work on my swimming to try and make the grade as a triathlete not just a duathlete said Fiona, I've never been able to stay near Evelyn in the water before so I was delighted to even see her.
www.duathlon.com /articles/1396   (576 words)

 Bennett happy as Kiwis take medals - Triathlon -
After mounting a team attack with his training partner, Carter found more in his legs than Docherty at the end of the 10km run to finish 7.87 seconds clear in 1hr 51min 7.73s.
The final positions at the end of the gruelling day were a victory for experience, with Carter aged 33, Docherty 27, Riederer, 33 and Bennett 32.
Docherty, the reigning world champion, said, "This is all about three mates [New Zealand's Nathan Richmond also ran] pulling together.
www.smh.com.au /olympics/articles/2004/08/26/1093518006197.html   (824 words)

 Barrie Shepley's Personal Best Weekly Updates
With the rise of fellow countryman Bevan Docherty, Hamish has been allowed to pass the torch to another Kiwi.
Bevan Docherty has had a great swim and a small group of 8-10 athletes take off early.
Hamish Carter (New Zealand), Bevan Docherty (New Zealand), Olivier Marceau (Switzerland), Sven Riederer (Switzerland), Frederic Belaubre (France) and Andrew Johns (Britain) are sixty seconds ahead of the chase pack that includes Greg Bennett and nearly two minutes ahead of Whitfield and American Hunter Kemper.
www.personalbest.ca /Newsletter/2004/athens/26082004.htm   (2981 words)

 Bevan Docherty; an underrated champion
Docherty has won a world title, an Olympic silver medal and now a Commonwealth Games silver medal.
In an event that is not always known for the consistency of the top performers, his record is fabulous.
He’ll have to contend not only with Docherty, but also Kris Gemmell, who was fifth today after a solid all-round effort.
www.olympic.org.nz /Article.aspx?ID=3985   (828 words)

 United States Olympic Committee - Kiwi one-two finish has hallmarks of Olympics
Yesterday, Docherty produced a withering late sprint to pip fellow Aucklander Kris Gemmell and claim gold in the ITU World Cup elite men's triathlon race in New Plymouth.
Docherty was 14th starting the run, the third and final leg after the swim and cycle races, with Gemmell in sixth and New Plymouth's Shane Reed ninth.
Gemmell made his move early in the sprint home, but there was no stopping Docherty powering to the line over the last 50m.
www.usolympicteam.com /11617_40431.htm   (740 words)

Docherty's closing 30:44 10km run tied third place Henning for best of the day.
But with nerves fraying and adrenaline pumping, Docherty responded bravely to nip his countryman by three seconds at the line, 1:54:29 to 1:54:32.
With Don nowhere in sight, and his world number one ranking safely in hand, Kemper gracefully surrendered to Henning, whose 1:54:34 nabbed the final spot on the podium, six seconds in front of Kemper.
www.insidetri.com /portal/news/news.asp?item=100128   (371 words)

Bevan Docherty exploded into the New Zealand Media Headlights in early 2004 when he won the World Championship race in Maderia, Portugal.
His success has been hard won, with several years in the European Triathlon Cup Circuit, which he won in 2000, before making the decision to race on the World Cup Circuit in 2001.
The decision was a good one for Bevan who has consistently placed in the top 5 finishers since the move, earning himself the moniker of "Mr Consistency".
www.sportingcontacts.co.nz /profile.asp?pid=89   (121 words)

 Scoop: Contact Congratulates Triathlete Bevan Docherty
We are delighted for Bevan that he has achieved one of his career goals and proud to support him in his build-up to the Olympics.”
Contact has sponsored Bevan Docherty in his world championship bid and in the lead up to representing New Zealand at the Olympic Games in Athens later this year.
Bevan was born and bred in Taupo where Contact Energy operates the Wairakei geothermal power station, which employs 65 people, brings approximately $7 million into the Taupo economy annually, and generates some five per cent of New Zealand’s total electricity needs.
www.scoop.co.nz /stories/BU0405/S00096.htm   (1260 words)

It was Docherty's surge on the last summit up the signature Alexander Headland climb with just 1K to go that proved the winning move.
Docherty, meanwhile, was running steady and quickly - his split would be the day's fastest, a 31:45 - and watching what was happening ahead as he gained ground.
Docherty said he felt only average through most of the race, even contemplating dropping during the bike, but knew he was running well and so opted to see how things would play out given the hills and heat of Mooloolaba.
www.insidetri.com /portal/news/news.asp?item=100898   (1006 words)

 New Zealand Multisport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Triathlete Bevan Docherty finished sixth in the Oceania Championships near Melbourne yesterday.
Docherty and Reed were out of the water with the leaders, and with the main pack that bunched together on the 40km cycle.
Their focus is much later in the year and so it was a useful workout for them both," manager Graham Park said.
www.triathlon.co.nz /triconz/Multisport/news/articles.asp?id=596   (433 words)

 Waikato Times: local, national & world news from Waikato's daily newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
REIGN SUPREME: Triathlete Bevan Docherty won the supreme award at last night's Waikato Regional Sports Awards.
But Docherty, who won a triathlon silver medal at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games in March, clinched the sportsman of the year and then topped the Perry Foundation awards night at Mystery Creek by being named supreme award winner.
Docherty beat the Waikato rugby team, which won team of the year ahead of two national champion netball sides, sportswoman of the year Nikki Cox (surf lifesaving), junior sportsman of the year Cameron Cole (mountain biking) and junior sportswoman of the year Kate Reymer (rowing) for the No 1 honour.
www.stuff.co.nz /3898594a6579.html   (210 words)

 My Finish Line - The National Series sponsored by Contact Energy and Triathlon NZ
Bevan’s career highlights include being 2004 World Triathlon Champion, silver medallist at the 2004 Athens Olympics and winning silver at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.
This diary tracks Bevan’s progress as he prepares for, and competes in, races here and overseas.
Bevan will be updating his diary every fortnight.
www.myfinishline.co.nz /bevans_diary/index.shtml   (568 words)

 United States Olympic Committee - Kemper has his sights on bigger crowns
The American has seen Docherty's exploits first hand after finishing ninth at the Athens Olympics, and holds him in very high regard.
He deserves a lot of credit and is an amazing athlete because to win a world title and Olympic medal in one year, it just shows you're able to produce on the day when you're supposed to," Kemper said.
Docherty showed he was close to his best with a third at the Commonwealth Games qualifying trial in Australia last month.
www.usoc.org /11617_40454.htm   (577 words)

 Avanti, Docherty join forces | Endurance Sport New Zealand
As part of his Olympic pursuit for a gold medal in Beijing 2008, Bevan Docherty has selected Avanti Bikes as his preferred bicycle.
Bevan's phenomenal performance recently cannot be understated; with an Olympic Silver and a World Championship under his belt.
Bevan’s first outing for Avanti will be at the Hawaiian World Cup race in April where he will get his first taste of the Avanti Team Corsa, a super - lightweight Carbon Fibre and Alloy performance bike, fitted with the latest Shimano Dura - Ace groupset.
www.endurancesport.co.nz /news/default.cfm?a=364   (506 words)

Kiwi Bevan Docherty and American Sheila Taormina each ran away from their competitors in the latter stages of the run to take world titles on a hilly Portuguese course that foreshadowed race conditions in the upcoming Olympic Games in Athens.
The lead out onto the run was assumed by Docherty and for most of the four laps on the run with Docherty, Rana, and Dimitry Gaag all running strongly together.
In the finish straight Docherty kicked late to out-sprint the 2002 World Champion Ivan Rana to claim his and New Zealand’s first World Championship, with 1999 Champion Dimitry Gaag in bronze medal position.
www.slowtwitch.com /headings/regions/europe.html   (6515 words)

 New Zealand’s Carter wins men’s triathlon gold - Triathlon - MSNBC.com
ATHENS, Greece - Hamish Carter knew what he was up against when he and Bevan Docherty ran down the stretch together in the Olympic triathlon.
Carter pulled away from Docherty on the final lap of the swim-cycling-run event Thursday, giving New Zealand a gold and silver finish.
Carter collapsed in a heap after crossing the finish line, but Docherty arrived carrying a New Zealand flag a few seconds later and helped him up.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/5825375   (571 words)

 Bennett fourth as Kiwis take gold and silver - Triathlon -
Carter kicked clear of Docherty, the reigning world champion, in the final 300 metres to win by seven seconds in one hour, 51.07 minutes.
A quick transition and first lap of five on the 40km cycle circuit enabled Robertson to join the lead bunch of four as Bennett and Thomspon continued to battle hard in the chase group.
By the end of the hilly and testing bike leg, Carter and Docherty, Riederer and fellow Swiss Olivier Marceau, along with Australian-raised Briton Andrew Johns and Frenchman Frederic Belaubre, had formed a breakaway group of six.
www.smh.com.au /olympics/articles/2004/08/26/1093456743965.html   (376 words)

 Docherty continues outstanding form | Endurance Sport New Zealand
Taupo triathlete Bevan Docherty continued his superb form to finish third in the ITU World Cup in New York today.
Docherty's third placing should see him rise in to the top three in the world when rankings are updated this week, and follows his strong form in recent weeks.
Taupo’s Bevan Docherty grabbed his biggest payday when he finished fourth overall in the super-rich Life Time Fitness triathlon in the United States today.
www.endurancesport.co.nz /news/default.cfm?a=25   (587 words)

 Triathlon World Championships - Pro Men
In a sprint Bevan Docherty beat Ivan Rana by less than a second at the World Championships on Sunday.
Just a few weeks earlier Docherty won his first World Cup ever.
Docherty became the first man from New Zealand to win the World Championships.
www.duathlon.com /articles/3437   (215 words)

 :: Siri Lindley - World Champion Triathlete & Coach ::
Oceania champion Hamish Carter, World No 3 Bevan Docherty, US-based Matt Reed and Wellington’s Evelyn Williamson have been invited for the NZ$860,000 Lifetime Fitness Triathlon in Minneapolis.
The overall winner will walk away with NZ$430,000, with 2001 world champion Siri Lindley picking Kiwis Carter and Docherty as dark horses for a major share of the money.
And Bevan Docherty has been in great form for the past 18 months.
www.siri-lindley.com /articles/potogold.htm   (736 words)

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